Inside Story

What has South Africa's president achieved in first 100 days?

Cyril Ramaphosa says he is bringing reforms but the opposition insists he must do more to end corruption.

Africa

South Africa: A look back at Ramaphosa's first 100 days in office

While Cyril Ramaphosa has moved quickly to overhaul state enterprises since becoming president in February, on other economic fronts the so-called 'Ramaphoria' effect has had little impact.

Africa

Africa's first medical cannabis dispensary opens in Durban

The new dispensary is a ray of hope for many who suffer from undiagnosed pain.

Opinion

On Trump, Gaza and white supremacy in South Africa

From South Africa to Palestine to the US, there is a systematic attempt to whitewash the crimes of white supremacy.

Tafi Mhaka

by Tafi Mhaka

Tafi Mhaka

South Africa

Why did an Afrikaner group go to the US for help?

A group representing many white Afrikaners has gone to the US to lobby for the interests of white farmers.

South African group under fire for lobbying US for white rights

South Africa

Outrage after deadly South Africa mosque attack

Three assailants on the run after killing one worshipper during midday prayers and critically wounding two others.

Outrage after deadly South Africa mosque attack

South Africa

One killed, two critically wounded in South Africa mosque attack

Attackers stabbed victims during midday prayers north of the city of Durban then set the mosque on fire.

One killed, two critically wounded in South Africa mosque attack

Africa

South Africa tourism growth hindered by coal mining

Coal mining companies want to expand their mines, threatening the pristine nature that brings visitors to South Africa every year.

The Listening Post

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela: Her life and death in the media

As the country mourned the death of South Africa's anti-apartheid icon, the media went to work characterising her life.

The Listening Post

Kabul bombings: The perils of being a journalist in Afghanistan

Ten journalists were killed in the deadliest attack on Afghanistan's media since 2001. Plus, Winnie Mandela's legacy.

Africa

South Africa miners reach $400m settlement

Gold producers reach a settlement with lawyers representing thousands of miners who contracted fatal lung disease.

South Africa miners reach $400m settlement for lung disease

Business & Economy

Illicit gold trade fuels conflict in South African mining town

Authorities say 90 percent of murders in Durban Deep outside Johannesburg are linked to illegal gold mining.

Illicit gold trade fuels conflict in South African mining town

Africa

South African workers strike over minimum wage

Thousands marched into Johannesburg city centre to demand a higher minimum wage and improved rights.

Africa

South African president appeals for calm after violent protests

Cyril Ramaphosa cuts short his attendance at Commonwealth summit in London to deal with violent protests at home.

Africa

South Africa president addresses long-running riots in north

Protests against corruption and a regional leader have turned into riots and looting, prompting Cyril Ramaphosa to cut short his trip to the UK and return to South Africa.